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Farm Address:
50 Dale Dr

Green Bay, Virginia , 23942

Position Description:
Our small intensive farm offers a wonderful opportunity for those interested in learning about how a market farm runs. A full season internship runs from March/April to November, although there is flexibility with dates. Our normal workweek consists of 50-55 hours of work, plus assistance in daily chores and meal prep with 2 days off. The exact schedule and days per week are flexible dependent on each individual situation as we are more concerned about finding the right person. You will work in most aspects of the farm operation alongside the two owner/farmers as well as have responsibilities working on...
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Internship Starts: 4-1-20
Internship Ends: 11-26-20

Farm Address:
2017 Walnut Boulevard

Brentwood, California , 94513

Position Description:
Interns needed at The Urban Edge Farm. Six acre diversified vegetable farm. Internships: 6 months Housing Available $350/Week plus room & board April 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020 October 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021

Internship Starts: April 1, 2020
Internship Ends: September 30, 2020

Farm Address:
15290 Coleman Valley Rd

Occidental, California , 4917

Position Description:
"Each year, OAEC hires 6 enthusiastic interns to live and learn at OAEC for 11 months. Interns work 25 hours per week in one department - Program Administration, Facilities or Garden. In return, the interns are given a private, cozy place to live, community meals with kitchen and pantry use, use of all the facilities on-site, and participation in OAEC courses. The interns take part in the community cooking and chore rotations. There are some opportunities for additional paid work. All land residents, including interns, pool together a small monthly fee (approximately $250/person) to cover food and utilities."

Internship Starts: mid-January
Internship Ends: Mid-November

Farm Address:
7914 State Hwy 36

Carlotta, California , 95528

Position Description:
Our program is a hands-on, intensive training for future farmers, regenerative land stewards, and aspiring land-based entrepreneurs. Let us be clear: YOU WILL WORK. HARDER THAN YOU HAVE EVER WORKED BEFORE. Expect to work an average of 50 hours a week – less than 40 a week in the spring months, more than 50 a week in the high summer - and learn about every aspect of our diversified farm throughout the season. You will become skillful in a wide range of livestock care, learn basic teamster skills, gain meaningful skills and training in many garden tasks, and be exposed...
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Internship Starts: 3/15/20
Internship Ends: 9/13/20

Farm Address:
1413 Second Street Suite 1

Santa Fe, New Mexico , 87505

Position Description:
Applications will be accepted October 15, 2019 - December 1, 2019. These apprenticeships are full-time, intensive education & professional training opportunities, 50-60 hours a week, varying with the demands of season, weather, plant and animal needs. The New Agrarian Program seeks applicants committed to lives in regenerative agriculture, enough experience to know what it takes to work on the land, and an excellent work ethic. Applicants must be motivated self-starters, have the ability to work independently, be prepared to work long days outside in variable conditions; be solid problem solvers; and embrace diversity and teamwork. The selected applicants will be...
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Internship Starts: Apprenticeships run April 2020
Internship Ends: November 2020

Farm Address:
40465 South Parks Highway

Talkeetna, Alaska , 99676

Position Description:
Our interns are the HEART of our camp operations and will be broken into two groups (camp-focused & project-focused). Interns will play a major role in construction activities for maintenance and improvements, leading our supported employment workers, land and trail development, coordinating volunteers, and, of course, managing our sustainable farm! Interns will stay in our dry cabins during the summer, with access to the kitchen, a bathroom, and showers in the main lodge. Although the internship will be based at the camp, interns will take at least a few trips into Anchorage, get to explore the vibrant community of Talkeetna,...
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Internship Starts: May 15, 2020
Internship Ends: August 20, 2020

Farm Address:
2563 Rumsey Canyon Rd.

Rumsey, California , 95679

Position Description:
Interns participate in all aspects of farm life, from milking the cow and goats to making cheese, raising chicks, cleaning the chicken coop and barn, slaughtering animals for food, mowing, weeding, planting and harvesting, pruning the orchard, harvesting and packing produce for sale, and attending weekly farmer's markets. Interns also rotate with us through cook and clean shifts. We have a weekly meeting to coordinate schedules, discuss upcoming projects, and troubleshoot any difficulties that have arisen. All together we expect around 40 hours of work per week, which can be condensed into 4 days/wk for interns who want more time...
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Internship Starts: November and April are best start times, but we may have openings at any time.
Internship Ends: rolling

Farm Address:
7961 N. Central Hwy.

McNeal, Arizona , 85617

Position Description:
Interns will be expected to assist with all aspects of our farm operation, including bed preparation, seed starting, planting,irrigating, weeding, harvesting, preparation of produce for the market and work at the farmers' markets we attend. We expect a minimum of 50 hours of work per week with two days off, not necessarily in sequence. During prime harvest, 10 hour days are common. Special Consideration: Value added food processing and experience with making corn based products such as masa, tortillas and tamales is a plus! English primarily spoken, but Spanish bilingual. We are unable to accommodate dogs and cats.

Internship Starts: 9/1/2019
Internship Ends: Flexible

Farm Address:
4720 Bahama Road

Rougemont, North Carolina , 27572

Position Description:
TWO INTERNSHIPS! (Yes, we would welcome a couple.) We're seeking a full-time (typically 40-45 hours/week) farmhand to handle 3-5 milking shifts/week, plus herd care, setup/takedown of portable electric fencing, mucking, and using the tractor to spread manure and for other tasks. In winter months, we'll be focusing more on farm maintenance and building tasks. Must have prior farm experience, preferably livestock, and be able to lift at least 50 pounds multiple times a day; must be able to walk 4-5 miles in a day (not every day, but when setting up/taking down a paddock). You'd have some morning shifts and...
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Internship Starts: asap
Internship Ends: December 2019, or long-term; potential for advancement. We do have winter work for folks.

Farm Address:
7127 Scottsville Road

Scottsville, Virginia , 24590

Position Description:
Employees will learn and participate in all aspects of running a small vegetable farm. You will receive hands on experience, including greenhouse work, transplanting, weeding, irrigation, harvesting, packaging, and marketing. You will work no more than 4.5 days a week on the farm, and 1 day off the farm attending one of our farme4rs' markets every Saturday. To apply, please send an email stating your interest and we will provide additional information including our application. "

Internship Starts: March/April/May 2020
Internship Ends: October/November/December 2020

Farm Address:
95102 Ayres lane

Junction City, Oregon , 97448

Position Description:
Internships consists of the day to day of sheep and cattle ranching. In the summer this entails setting up and moving irrigation, moving sheep, and checking sheep making sure that everyone is happy and full. In the winter interns will be setting up and taking down electric fence, moving sheep in a stock trailer, and also checking sheep, changing batteries and making sure everyone is in their right place. We are very busy in the valley, and there are always a lot of things to get done. On the Oregon coast the interns day to day mostly consists of checking...
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Internship Starts: flexible year round
Internship Ends: flexible

Farm Address:
1212 Haven Ln W

Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania , 17267

Position Description:
Currently we are seeking a full-time intern to support the vegetable gardens for our CSA and farm market. Hours: full-time, 8 hours/day, with two days off per week. Must be fit and able to handle a lot of physical work outdoors in a gorgeous place. Must be grounded and a good communicator. We strive to practice low-till organic agriculture in alignment with the Lean Farm and Fortier's The Market Gardener, and are working toward moving in that direction more all the time.

Internship Starts: September or October through the end of November.
Internship Ends: Nov 30

Farm Address:
2015 E. North Territorial Rd

Whitmore Lake, Michigan , 48189

Position Description:
Farm interns have the exciting opportunity to participate in all aspects of farm work while learning as much as possible about sustainable agriculture. Interns work 40 hours each week and focus on seeding, transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, and hosting our CSA harvest times. Interns also gain experience in sales and customer service while staffing our stalls at the Ann Arbor Farmer’s Market on Saturdays. As an intern on a relatively young farm, you will be essential to the farm operation, and you will see the meaningful impact you make as you take crops from seed to table. The work varies over...
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Internship Starts: 4/6/2020 or 5/4/2020
Internship Ends: 9/5/2020

Farm Address:
6099 N Meridian Rd

HOPE, Michigan , 48628

Position Description:
This is a full-season, education-focused position. We're seeking a flexible, thoughtful, self-motivated and detail oriented person. Beginning in April and running through November, apprentices will be involved in the full spectrum of life on the farm. Work will vary greatly, from starting seeds in the greenhouse and preparing vegetable beds, transplanting, caring for and managing poultry and sheep, crop cultivation and harvesting, post-harvest handling, marketing and CSA set up and finally, engaging with the public! In addition to learning production practices, we take time to discuss and go through the business side of farming, including farm planning, record keeping and...
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Internship Starts: 4/1/2020
Internship Ends: At least 11/1/2020

Farm Address:
PO Box 285

Nordland , Washington , 98358

Position Description:
Paid dairy worker position- Duties include: milking goats and goat care, cleaning, dairy production assistance, fencing and other misc. farm work. Opportunity for advancement.

Internship Starts: Winter 2019/ early 2020
Internship Ends: November 2020

Farm Address:
19778 235th St

Hutchinson, Minnesota , 55350

Position Description:
We rotate cows and pigs on pasture while fostering perennial fruit and nut silvopasture. Our methods are holistic and herbal and we believe having a close relationship with our animals is part of good holistic care. The animals here are friendly and very easy to work with. We grow a lot of our food and medicine here on the land while working non-farm-related jobs. Currently, we are seeking a veggie or nursery grower. There is a 32x70 high tunnel for your use along with water systems and a pack shed. We have all sorts of equipment that we could use...
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Internship Starts: May, 1 2020
Internship Ends: November 1, 2010

Farm Address:
17603 NW 276th Lane

Alachua, Florida , 32615

Position Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION: Dairy/Livestock Apprentice We are looking for the right person to join our livestock team. Our new team member will be responsible for the daily care of our grass-fed dairy herd and creamery operation. You will also be assisting with other animals on the farm including chickens (egg layers) and meat pigs. You will be working primarily with another apprentice and our livestock manager. Previous experience is preferred but not required. Start Date: September 15, 2019 or until filled You will be responsible for the following things: Oversee Day-To-Day Herd Needs Assume responsibility for day-to-day coordination of all aspects...
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Internship Starts: September 15, 2019
Internship Ends: June 26, 2020

Farm Address:
769 Bagqaduce Road

Brooksville, Maine , 04617-3809

Position Description:
We are looking for one full time person. One day off a week. Involves milking with a pipeline and then turning the milk into cheese. Plus upkeep of the buildings. And going to farmers markets. We have three interns usually. You will be taught all phases of the operation so everyone does different jobs all the time. Self starter important!

Internship Starts: 9/01/2019
Internship Ends: open

Farm Address:
2503 NYS 22

Essex, New York , 12936

Position Description:
We are seeking a farmer to join our vegetable team for the harvest season and potentially beyond. Applicants should: Be able to repeatedly lift 50+ pounds. A lot of our work is done by hand. It is physically taxing. That’s part of the fun. Be willing to work from 6 am to 6 pm. We make hay while the sun shines, but we also harvest the onions once they’re pulled and we dig the potatoes when they’re ready. Sometimes our days go long. Be ready for it. Be flexible with an ever-changing set of priorities. We make plans, but then...
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Internship Starts: 9/15/19
Internship Ends: 9/15/20

Farm Address:
Email for further info

Davie, Florida, 33325

Position Description:
The farm employs three full-time farmers and is looking for a four-person intern team. The internship runs 20-hours per person per week from September through April with wages from $8-12/hr based on experience. Learning opportunities include (but are not limited to) general landscaping, weeding, pruning, cover crop & soil fertility management, direct seeding, transplanting, trellising, harvesting, post harvest handling, integrated pest management, compost maintenance, compost tea brewing & application, assisting on building projects, etc. There is no on site housing so interns must be local or find their own accommodations and have their own form of transportation. Additionally applicants must...
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Internship Starts: September 2019
Internship Ends: May 2020

Farm Address:
Closter Dock Road

Closter, New Jersey, 07624

Position Description:
Farm manager(s) - in search of someone, or a couple, who is creative and entrepreneurial. Must have excellent understanding of, and experience with, organic farming practices. Applicant(s) must be able to work with me to create and execute a business plan. This includes creation of a full site plan, installation of beds and/or pens as appropriate and then to be primarily responsible for all farm operations and labor, with labor assistance (10-60 hours per week) from the property owner (me). I view this as a multiyear commitment and partnership. 1880s farmhouse on property is charming and has parking but in...
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Internship Starts: ASAP
Internship Ends: TBD

Farm Address:
298 Sluder Branch Rd

Leicester , North Carolina , 99357

Position Description:
Work is 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. with 2 one hour breaks MTWFri, 6am-12 on Thursday and Saturdays. We work rain or shine in all temps. Work includes transplanting, cultivating, harvesting, market, cattle duties (setting up fence, moving, calf watch), chicken duties (watering, feeding, collecting eggs, washing and packing eggs), mowing, and seeding. Interns will rotate selling at the Saturday markets each week.

Internship Starts: May/June 2019
Internship Ends: August-October 2019

Farm Address:
890 La Salle Cyn Rd.

Lompoc, California , 93436

Position Description:
This internship is for a garden and dairy processing position. The focus will be turning the bounty of the farm into value added products we then sell at the farm stand, and in the near future the farmers markets. Every Monday is dairy processing turning raw cows milk into butter, cheeses, yogurts, and packaging and labelling. Tuesdays is baking fresh breads in our wood fired brick oven. Wednesdays through Fridays vary depending on what is season. If goat milk production is high enough we make fresh chevre and feta. We also can, pickle, and process jams, cucumbers, beets, fennel, tomato...
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Internship Starts: Immediately
Internship Ends: At least 6 months. Preferably a year.

Farm Address:
5841 Fruitvale Rd

Newcastle, California , 95658

Position Description:
The Natural Trading Company Organic Farm is looking for someone bright, enthusiastic, hard-working, and passionate to drive our delivery route twice weekly, work farmers’ markets, and help with field, greenhouse, and packing shed work. We are looking for someone to represent our farm well – good customer service, efficient, responsible, reliable, and detail-oriented. Interest in organic food, farming, or cooking is a plus. Applicants preferably have experience with agriculture, know how to put a long and early day in, working in all weather conditions, and be able to lift 50 pounds repeatedly. You should be comfortable driving a small box...
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Internship Starts: immediately
Internship Ends: no end (full-time, long-term employment)

Farm Address:
3005 Lonesome Rd.

Cedar Grove, North Carolina , 27231

Position Description:
Position Summary: Under the direction and guidance of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will direct, plan, organize, staff, motivate, and manage a community garden and farm ministry which carries out our mission. Position is full-time, salaried, with benefits. Duties of this position include: • Strategic planning and board communication – Work with the Board of Directors to plan and implement the programs to best fit the mission using resources available, attend board meetings, report to the board. • Financial reporting and oversight – Prepare financial reports, maintain the operating budget of the organization, follow all applicable laws and...
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Internship Starts: October 1, 2019
Internship Ends: indefinite